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Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold in Bangkok, Thailand in 2007 (from left to right: M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Synyster Gates, The Rev and Johnny Christ).
Background information
Also known as Sevenfold, A7X
Origin Huntington Beach, California,
USA
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, metalcore
Years active 1999–present
Labels Good Life, Hopeless, Warner Bros.
Associated acts Pinkly Smooth, Suburban Legends, Atreyu, Buckcherry, Good Charlotte, Bleeding Through, Dream Theater
Website www.avengedsevenfold.com
Members
M. Shadows
Zacky Vengeance
Synyster Gates
Johnny Christ
Former members
The Rev
Dameon Ash
Justin Sane
Matt Wendt
Avenged Sevenfold is an American rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999. The band has achieved mainstream success with their 2005 album City of Evil, which includes singles such as "Burn It Down", "Bat Country," "Beast and the Harlot" and "Seize the Day." The band's success followed with their self-titled album, that includes singles such as "Critical Acclaim", "Almost Easy", "Afterlife", "Scream" and "Dear God".
.Avenged Sevenfold emerged with a metalcore sound on their first two albums, but later changed their musical style into a more hard rock approach with City of Evil.^ Their latest album is Avenged Sevenfold, and it sees them moving even further away from metal and more into the hard rock genre.
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^ The drummer for the hard-rock band Avenged Sevenfold is dead at 28.
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^ Avenged Sevenfold's first two albums were okay and more palpable than most new metalcore efforts.
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.The band themselves have received much credit for their worldwide mainstream success and were most notably proclaimed as one of the leaders and key bands in the New Wave of American Heavy Metal and were featured as second place on Ultimate Guitar's Top Ten Bands of the Decade.^ Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band formed in 1999.
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^ American heavy metal musical groups .
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^ Afterlife” is a single by the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

.They are currently in production of their fifth studio album.^ They are currently in production of their fifth studio album.
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^ They had recently just announced plans to go into the studio to record a third album.
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^ We are also in the final stages of solidifying our production team, studios and engineers so that the second the axe falls and the album is written we will spend day and night in the studio until it is complete.
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.During the end of 2009 the death of their drummer and founding member, James "The Rev" Sullivan was announced.^ Owen Sullivan aka The Rev's death.
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^ Avenged Sevenfold drummer, James 'The Rev' Sullivan, dead at 28!
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^ During the end of 2009 the death of their drummer and founding member, James "The Rev" Sullivan was announced.
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Contents

Band history

Inception (1999—2004)

.The band was formed in 1999 in Huntington Beach, California with original members M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, The Rev and Matt Wendt.^ M. Shadows (Vocals): Matt Sanders Synyster Gates (Lead guitar): Brian Haner Jr. Reverand Tholomew Plague, The Rev (Drums): James "Jimmy" Sullivan Johnny Christ (Bass): Johnny Seward Zacky Vengeance (Guitar): Zach Baker What albums do they have out?

^ Autopsy for Avenged Sevenfold drummer inconclusive HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.-An autopsy is inconclusive as to the cause of death for Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan.
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^ View All avenged 7Fold (18) Album's (5) Mr. Shadows (14) John Crist (10) Zacky Vengeance (12) Synuster Gates (18) The Rev (14) .
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.M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible, although they are not a religious band.^ M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible, although it is not a religious band.
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^ Although the band's title and members' stage names make references to religion, Shadows stated in an interview that they are not a religious band.
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^ It refers to the story of Cain and Abel, the sons of Adam and Eve.

[1] .Upon its formation, each member of the band also took on a pseudonym which were already nicknames of theirs from high school.^ HISTORY The band formed when the members were in high school.
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^ Upon its formation, each member of the band also took on a pseudonym which were already nicknames of theirs from high school.
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^ The Californian Rock punk/metal band formed in 1999 and recorded their debut album, “Sounding the Seventh Trumpet”, in 2001 when they were still at high school.
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[2] .Before release their debut album, the band recorded two demos in 1999 and 2000. Avenged Sevenfold's debut album, Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, was recorded when the band members were just eighteen years old and in high school.^ Sounding the Seventh Trumpet/cover.jpg .
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^ Avenged Sevenfold last released an album in 2007.
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^ Avenged Sevenfold - discography (4 studio albums) .
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.It was originally released on their first label, Good Life Recordings in 2001.[3] After lead guitarist Synyster Gates joined the band, at the end of 1999 when he was 18 at the introductory track "To End the Rapture" was re-recorded featuring a full band element.^ It was originally released on their first label, Good Life Recordings in 2001.
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^ After lead guitarist Synyster Gates joined the band, at the end of 1999 when he was 18 at the introductory track "To End the Rapture" was re-recorded featuring a full band element.
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^ Sounding the Seventh Trumpet Released: January 31, 2001 Label: Good Life Recordings .
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The album was subsequently re-released on Hopeless Records in 2002.
.The band started to receive recognition, performing with bands such as Mushroomhead and Shadows Fall and playing on the Take Action Tour.^ Take Action Tour 2003 NinerOnline .
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^ The band started to receive recognition, performing with bands such as Mushroomhead and Shadows Fall and playing on the Take Action Tour .
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^ The band have had to pull their Main Stage performance because frontman M Shadows – real name Matt Sanders – is suffering from vocal problems.
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[4][5] .Having settled on their fourth bassist, Johnny Christ, they released Waking the Fallen on Hopeless Records in August 2003. The band received profiles in Billboard and The Boston Globe, and played in the Vans Warped Tour.^ Having settled on their fourth bassist ( Johnny Christ ), a follow-up album, entitled Waking the Fallen was released on the same label in 2003.
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^ Their follow-up album, entitled Waking the Fallen released 2004, (now on a settled 4th bassist Johnny Christ) was also purchased on Hopeless Records.

^ The band received profiles in Billboard and The Boston Globe , and played in the Vans Warped Tour .
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[6][7] .In 2004, Avenged Sevenfold toured again on the Vans Warped Tour and recorded a video for their song "Unholy Confessions" which went into rotation on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball.^ In 2004, Avenged Sevenfold toured again on the Vans Warped Tour and recorded a video for their song " Unholy Confessions " which went into rotation on MTV2 's Headbanger's Ball .
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^ A7x: One by metallica or unholy confessions by avenged sevenfold :D .

^ Avenged Sevenfold 2009 US Tour .
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[8] Shortly after the release of Waking the Fallen, Avenged Sevenfold left Hopeless Records and were signed to Warner Bros. Records.

City of Evil (2005—2007)

.City of Evil, the band's third album and major label debut, was released on June 7, 2005 and debuted at #30 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling over 30,000 copies in its first week of release.^ City of Evil , in June 2005.
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^ City of Evil , the third album which was released on 7 June 2005 , strayed from metalcore , and M. Shadows chose to abandon the screaming from the first two albums.
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^ Avenged Sevenfold , the band's fourth album, was released on October 30, 2007, debuting at #4 on the Billboard 200 with over 90,000 copies sold.
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[9][10] .It utilized a more epic, classic metal sound than Avenged Sevenfold's previous albums, which had been grouped into the metalcore genre.^ Avenged Sevenfold - discography (4 studio albums) .
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^ More downloads by Avenged Sevenfold .
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^ I’m worried for the future of Avenged Sevenfold, he was more than their bandmate.
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[11][12] The album is also notable for the absence of screamed and growled vocals; M. Shadows worked with vocal coach Ron Anderson—whose clients have included Axl Rose and Chris Cornell—for months before the album's release to achieve a sound that had "grit while still having the tone".[11][13]
After playing Ozzfest in 2006, Avenged Sevenfold memorably beat out R&B Singers Rihanna and Chris Brown, Panic! at the Disco, Angels and Airwaves and James Blunt for the title of Best New Artist at the MTV Video Music Awards, thanks in part to their Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas-inspired song “Bat Country.” [14]
.They returned to the Vans Warped Tour, this time headlining and then continued on their own "Cities of Evil Tour."^ Vans Warped Tour ’03 [UMD] .
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^ They returned to the Vans Warped Tour, this time headlining and then continued on their own "Cities of Evil Tour."
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^ SKRATCH: Was that the first time you have played the Vans Warped Tour?
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[15] .In addition, their lead single "Bat Country" reached #2 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Charts, #6 on Billboard's Modern Rock Charts and the accompanying video made it to #1 on MTV's Total Request Live.^ Bat Country [single]/01 Bat Country.mp3 .
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^ Bat Country Live tab .
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^ 'Bat Country' Watch the video .
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[16] .Propelled by this success, the album sold well and became Avenged Sevenfold's first gold record.^ Avenged Sevenfold - discography (4 studio albums) .
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[17] It was later certified platinum in August 2009.

Self-titled album (2007—2008)

Zacky Vengeance in 2007.
.Avenged Sevenfold's mainstream success got them an invitation to 2006's Ozzfest tour on the main stage, alongside other well known hard rock and heavy metal acts DragonForce, Lacuna Coil, Hatebreed, Disturbed and System of a Down.^ Dubbis tagged Avenged Sevenfold with hard rock and metal .
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^ Avenged Sevenfold performs at ozzfest at the .
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^ The drummer for the hard-rock band Avenged Sevenfold is dead at 28.
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[18] .That same year they also completed a worldwide tour, including the US, The United Kingdom (as well as mainland Europe), Japan, Australia and New Zealand.^ That same year they also completed a worldwide tour, including the US, The United Kingdom (as well as mainland Europe), Japan , Australia and New Zealand .
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^ In 2006 A7X completed a worldwide tour, including the US, England, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
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^ All Excess and Avenged Sevenfold: 2006-2007 In 2006, A7X completed a worldwide tour, including the US, England, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
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.After being on tour for sixteen months in promotion of City of Evil, the band announced that they were cancelling their Fall 2006 tour in favor of recording new music.^ After canceling Fall and Winter 2006 tour dates, the band announced that they were planning their fourth studio album, a self-titled album .
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^ After canceling Fall and Winter 2006 tour dates, the band announced that they were planning their fourth studio album, a self-titled album.
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^ After being on tour for sixteen months in promotion of City of Evil , the band announced that they were cancelling their Fall 2006 tour in favor of recording new music.
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[19] .M. Shadows stated that their fourth studio album—which the band self-titled and self-produced—would not be a "City of Evil Part 2" or "Waking the Fallen Part 2," but would incorporate a new, grittier sound.^ M. Shadows had stated that it is not a City of Evil Part 2 or Waking the Fallen Part 2, but he says it will attract fans of both original albums while still being a surprise.
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^ The Southern California group's self titled is their fourth album.
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^ M. Shadows stated that their fourth studio album—which the band self-titled and self-produced—would not be a "City of Evil Part 2" or "Waking the Fallen Part 2," but would incorporate a new, grittier sound.
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[19][20] .To tide the fans over in between albums, the band released their first DVD titled All Excess on July 17, 2007.[21] All Excess, which debuted as the #1 DVD in the USA, included live performances and backstage footage that spanned the band's eight year career.^ It's self-titled fourth album, released in 2007, debuted at No.
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^ To "tide fans over" until the release of the new album, Avenged Sevenfold released their first DVD, All Excess, on July 17, 2007.
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^ To "tide fans over" until the release of the new album, Avenged Sevenfold released their first DVD, All Excess , on July 17, 2007.
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Two tribute albums, Strung Out on Avenged Sevenfold: Bat Wings and Broken Strings and Strung Out on Avenged Sevenfold: The String Tribute were also released in October 2007.
.Avenged Sevenfold, the band's fourth album, was released on October 30, 2007, debuting at #4 on the Billboard 200 with over 90,000 copies sold.^ The self titled album was then released out on October 30, 2007 to early success, debuting at #4 on the Billboard 200 with approximately 94,000 copies sold.
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^ Avenged Sevenfold last released an album in 2007.
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^ Avenged Sevenfold (October 30, 2007) .
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[22] .Two singles, "Critical Acclaim" and "Almost Easy" were released prior to the album's debut.^ It is also on covers of a number of singles such as " Bat Country ", " Almost Easy " and " Critical Acclaim ."
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^ Two singles, "Critical Acclaim" and "Almost Easy" along with its music video, were released prior to the album.
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^ Almost Easy Released: 2007 .
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In December 2007, an animated video was made for "A Little Piece of Heaven." Due to the song's controversial subject matter, however, Warner Brothers only released it to registered MVI users over the internet. The third single, "Afterlife" and its video was released in January 2008. Their fourth single, "Dear God", was released on September 30, 2008. The self-titled album went onto sell over 500,000 copies and was awarded "Album of the Year" at the Kerrang! Awards.[23]

Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough (2008—2009)

.Avenged Sevenfold headlined the 2008 Taste of Chaos tour with Atreyu, Bullet for My Valentine, Blessthefall and Idiot Pilot.^ Avenged Sevenfold 2009 US Tour .
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^ December 2008 - Avenged Sevenfold Tickets .
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^ Avenged Sevenfold cancel UK tour .
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[24] .They used the footage from their last show in Long Beach for Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough, a two-disc B-sides CD and live DVD which was released on September 16, 2008. They also recorded numerous covers, including Pantera's "Walk," Iron Maiden's "Flash of the Blade" and Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" (the first two of which were included on "Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough").^ On the tour, they recorded a live DVD, entitled "Live In the LBC/Diamonds in the Rough", which also included the rest of their unreleased studio songs from the most recent album.
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^ After the success of covering Pantera’s "Walk" and Iron Maiden’s "Flash of The Blade", it seems like Avenged Sevenfold will record another cover song.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - Boxxet 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough (2008–2009) .
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[24][25][26] .They will also be releasing a Guitar Tutorial DVD, which include the five tracks, Afterlife, Almost Easy, Bat Country, Beast and the Harlot and Trashed And Scattered, breaking down the guitar solos and riffs in each song.^ You really liked the songs Seize the Day, Bat Country, and Beast and the Harlot.
  • Music Review: Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold - Page 2 - Blogcritics Music 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I will break them down into individual songs.
  • An Album Review: Avenged Sevenfold- Avenged Sevenfold - GamerCast Network Forums 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.gamercastnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ Song: almost easy mp3 .
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[27]
.During a sold-out festival performance in Leeds and Reading, the band were forced to shorten their Leeds performance and cancel their Reading performance due to a vocal strain sustained by M. Shadows.^ During a sold-out festival performance in Leeds and Reading , the band were forced to shorten their Leeds performance and cancel their Reading performance due to a vocal strain sustained by M. Shadows.
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^ As many of you know, the band had to shorten their set at Leeds on Friday due to vocal strain.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drop out of Reading Festival at last minute - Festival News - Festivals Guide 2010 - NME.COM - News, Reviews, Line-Ups, Photos, Videos, Information and More 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.nme.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ During a recent festival performance in Leeds & Reading, UK, of which was sold out, the band were forced to shorten the leeds performance and canceled the reading performance altogether due to M. Shadows being told by his doctors in Los Angeles and the UK to rest his voice due to vocal strain.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - Less Than Jake Wiki 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC lessthanjake.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[28] A few days later, the band was forced to announce the cancellation of the remaining September shows, with the tour set to resume again on October 15.[29]

Fifth studio album (2009—present)

.In January 2009, M. Shadows confirmed that the band is writing the follow-up to their self-titled fourth album within the upcoming months.^ M. Shadows and the rest of the band has expressed interest in making a follow-up to their self-titled record.
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^ In January 2009, M. Shadows confirmed that the band is writing the follow-up to their self-titled fourth album within the upcoming months.
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^ On January 17, 2009, in an interview with Avenged Sevenfold, Metal Hammer.com was told by M. Shadows that the band will begin to write a follow up album to Avenged Sevenfold within the upcoming months.
  • Official Avenged Sevenfold tshirts, official Avenged Sevenfold t-shirts, official Avenged Sevenfold merchandise from the undead.. 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.corpseclothing.com [Source type: General]

[30] .They also announced that they will be playing at Rock on the Range, from May 16–17, 2009.[31] In April 16, they performed a version of Guns N' Roses' "It's So Easy" onstage with Slash, at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.^ May 2, 2009 @ 2:31 PM ET .
  • Avenged Sevenfold To Record New Album In 2010 - in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com ) 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

^ April 17, 2009.
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^ They also announced that they will be playing at Rock on the Range , from May 16-17, 2009.
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[32] M. Shadows was featured on Slash's debut solo album Slash in the song "Nothing to Say".
.M. Shadows and the rest of the band has expressed interest in making a follow-up to their self-titled record.^ M. Shadows and the rest of the band has expressed interest in making a follow-up to their self-titled record.
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^ M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible, although it is not a religious band.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - Free Music, Avenged Sevenfold Lyrics & Videos 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.dizzler.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For this self-titled release, the act returned to the garage at M. Shadows’ parents’ home where these high-school friends had penned every other song in their discography.
  • Avenged Sevenfold's music on thesixtyone 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.thesixtyone.com [Source type: General]

.They announced that they plan to start writing in June 2009 and recording in October 2009. M. Shadows also said in an interview with Loveline that the next record would be a more classic metal, more rock-oriented record, since the self-titled record was very experimental.^ ARENT rock, so they cant be metal...
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^ They announced that they plan to start writing in June 2009 and recording in October 2009.
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^ M. Shadows also said in an interview with Loveline that the next record would be a more classic metal , more rock -oriented record, since the self-titled record was very experimental.
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He also said it would feature more progressive, longer songs and would be the "biggest Avenged Sevenfold record ever." Additionally, he said they were possibly thinking about a concept record.
.On July 15, 2009, their website and MySpace profile were updated with a statement from M. Shadows implying that work on the next album has started, but they are still "throwing around ideas". The update was on the same day that Waking the Fallen went Gold.^ The update was on the same day that Waking the Fallen went Gold.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - Metal Wiki 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC metal.wikia.com [Source type: General]
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^ On July 15, 2009, their website and MySpace profile were updated with a statement from M. Shadows implying that work on the next album has started, but they are still "throwing around ideas".
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^ In the band's DVD All Excess , producer Andrew Mudrock explained this transition: "When I met the band after Sounding the Seventh Trumpet had come out before they had recorded Waking the Fallen , M. Shadows said to me 'This record is screaming.
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.In an interview, M. Shadows has revealed that after the band will complete their tour with a final performance at the Sonisphere Festival on August 2, they will get in the studio to write and record a new studio album, a follow-up to their self-titled album.^ M. Shadows and the rest of the band has expressed interest in making a follow-up to their self-titled record.
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^ After canceling Fall and Winter 2006 tour dates, the band announced that they were planning their fourth studio album, a self-titled album .
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^ In January 2009, M. Shadows confirmed that the band is writing the follow-up to their self-titled fourth album within the upcoming months.
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[33]
Avenged Sevenfold in 2007.
.On November 5, 2009, Zacky Vengeance posted a message on the official website stating that they had returned from their tour and immediately started focusing on forming a production team in order to start recording the album.^ On November 5, 2009, Zacky Vengeance posted a message on the official website stating that they had returned from their tour and immediately started focusing on forming a production team in order to start recording the album.
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^ December 29th, 2009 at 6:30 pm they pushed through with shadows almost losing his ability to sing and recorded a new album.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Found Dead - TuneLab Music – Everything Rock 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC tunelab.com [Source type: General]

^ We are also in the final stages of solidifying our production team, studios and engineers so that the second the axe falls and the album is written we will spend day and night in the studio until it is complete.
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  • Avenged Sevenfold - in Metal Bands ( Metal Underground.com ) 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

."We will continue finalizing our songs until we feel every note does both you as well as us justice.^ "We will continue finalizing our songs until we feel every note does both you as well as us justice.
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^ Daron does not sing well then sing for us you cant sing!

^ We will continue finalizing our songs until we feel every note does both You as well as Us justice.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - in Metal Bands ( Metal Underground.com ) 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

.We are also in the final stages of solidifying our production team, studios and engineers so that the second the axe falls and the album is written we will spend day and night in the studio until it is complete.^ We are also in the final stages of solidifying our production team, studios and engineers so that the second the axe falls and the album is written we will spend day and night in the studio until it is complete.
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  • Avenged Sevenfold - in Metal Bands ( Metal Underground.com ) 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

^ After canceling fall and winter 2006 tour dates, the band is planning their unnamed fourth studio album.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Discography | ConcertHub 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC concerts.stubhub.com [Source type: General]

^ "We will continue finalizing our songs until we feel every note does both you as well as us justice.
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.This album will definitely take you on a very dark journey..."^ This album will definitely take you on a very dark journey..."
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^ This album is definitely worth a spin, but be warned you may not like it the first time round.
  • http://www.play.com/Music/CD/4-/3432067/Avenged-Sevenfold/Product.html 24 September 2009 17:31 UTC www.play.com [Source type: General]

^ Will you take a journey tonight, follow me past the walls of death?
  • Seize The Day - Avenged Sevenfold | Listen music - Demo Music 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC music.yeucahat.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • AVENGED SEVENFOLD LYRICS - City Of Evil (2005) 10 September 2009 15:27 UTC www.darklyrics.com [Source type: Original source]

.On December 24, 2009 it was announced that Avenged Sevenfold had come in second place on Ultimate Guitar's Top Ten Bands of the Decade, losing the top spot to Metallica.^ On December 24, 2009 it was announced that Avenged Sevenfold had come in second place on Ultimate Guitar's Top Ten Bands of the Decade, losing the top spot to Metallica .
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^ August 2009 avenged sevenfold is the shit.
  • Avenged Sevenfold – Afterlife – Video & free listening at Last.fm 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC lastfm.spiegel.de [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Avenged Sevenfold is coming and will be at House of Blues!
  • Avenged Sevenfold Tickets - Avenged Sevenfold Dates, Avenged Sevenfold Events 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

[34]
The December 31, 2009 edition of Kerrang! magazine included an interview with M. Shadows, in which Shadows stated the following about the album; "It’s a dark record. The music is emotional. .Our goal is to make every single part memorable, we want to evoke reactions live and at home.^ Our goal is to make every single part memorable, we want to evoke reactions live and at home.
  • AvengedSevenfold.de :: Home 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.avengedsevenfold.de [Source type: General]
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^ We dont want to put out any bad records and it takes a little bit longer to make sure were putting out only our best efforts, then so be it.

^ They say that they never want to make the same album twice, and it seems like you were looking for City of Evil part 2.
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.It’ll have big rock ballads, the big fun stuff, the piano, the choir, the orchestra and all the visual things you expect but with a different, moodier vibe.^ It’ll have big rock ballads, the big fun stuff, the piano, the choir, the orchestra and all the visual things you expect but with a different, moodier vibe.
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^ All the stuff you loved repackaged!"
  • Music Review: Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold - Page 2 - Blogcritics Music 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I'll be praying for you all.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.Lyrically, I’ve been inspired by everything from the ways kids are brought up nowadays, to schooling, the economy, religion, war and the behaviour of our government.^ Lyrically, I’ve been inspired by everything from the ways kids are brought up nowadays, to schooling, the economy, religion, war and the behaviour of our government.
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^ Lyrically, Ive been inspired by everything from the ways kids are brought up nowadays, to schooling, the economy, religion, war and the behaviour of our government.

^ A friend and i happened to be on our way home from a vacation when “rip rev” popped up on the screen of her blackberry at 6am.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Found Dead - in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com ) 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

.It all plays into how kids are so emotionally detached from the real world right now."^ It all plays into how kids are so emotionally detached from the real world right now.

^ But does that really matter right now?
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ "Right now, it doesn't really feel real.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Fans :: Your ultimate source for everything Avenged Sevenfold! 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC a7xfans.com [Source type: General]

[35]

The death of The Rev

On December 28, 2009, drummer James "The Rev" Sullivan was found dead at his home at the age of 28.[36] In a statement by the band, they expressed their grief over the passing of The Rev and asked that his family's privacy to be respected:
.It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan.^ Posted December 28th, 2009 by a7xrachel in General News It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan.

^ It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Dies, Age 28 | BUDDYHEAD 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.buddyhead.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ "It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan," the band says in a statement confirming their drummer's death.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer James 'The Rev' Sullivan Found Dead at 28 - Noisecreep 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.noisecreep.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Jimmy was not only one of the world's best drummers, but more importantly he was our best friend and brother.^ Jimmy was not only one of the world’s best drummers, but more importantly he was our best friend and brother.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - News, Video, Photos, and Rumors from RevolverBlips 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC revolverblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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  • Jimmy Sullivan DEAD - The Rev Died - Avenged Sevenfold Drummer DEATH 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC news.lalate.com [Source type: General]

^ One of the best drummers ever to walk in this earth.
  • RIP The Rev, Drummer for Avenged Sevenfold discussion on Kongregate 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.kongregate.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He is possibly the best drummer in the world.
  • Jimmy Sullivan DEAD - The Rev Died - Avenged Sevenfold Drummer DEATH 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC news.lalate.com [Source type: General]

.Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jimmy's family and we hope that you will respect their privacy during this difficult time.^ My thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Jimmy, you are forever in our hearts.
  • Child Services "Notified" About Charlie Sheen Case; Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Dies At 28 - Charlie Sheen - Jezebel 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC jezebel.com [Source type: General]

^ My thoughts and prayers are with his family and bandmates.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[37]
Shown on Avenged Sevenfold's official website was a message from Sullivan's family which expressed their gratitude to his fans for their support:
."We would like to thank all of Jimmy's fans for the heartfelt comments that have been posted – it is comforting to know that his genius and antics were appreciated and that he was loved so much.^ "Message from the Sullivan family: We would like to thank all of Jimmy’s fans for the heartfelt comments that have been posted – it is comforting to know that his genius and antics were appreciated and that he was loved so much.
  • Avenged Sevenfold - in Metal Bands ( Metal Underground.com ) 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

^ First I would like to thank all the fans for their support through the passing of Jimmy.
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^ "First, I would like to thank all the fans for their support through the passing of Jimmy.
  • AVENGED SEVENFOLD Frontman: 'We Need To Put Out This Record :: AVENGED SEVENFOLD Frontman: 'We Need To Put Out This Record :: MegaPlatinum.net - Your Rock, Punk, and Metal Community. Band Profiles. Forums. Label. Distro. Management. Career Development. A&R. Righteous. Omnicient. Tough To Destroy! 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.megaplatinum.net [Source type: General]

.Our hearts are broken – he was much too young to fall.^ Our hearts are broken – he was much too young to fall.
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^ Our hearts are broken he was much too young to fall.

Óg agus saor go deo (forever young and free)"[38]
.In addition to comments made about the death of Sullivan, the band's manager Larry Jacobson expressed how Sullivan was a kind figure to all.^ In addition to Jacobson, over 50 musical artists have commented upon the death of Sullivan.
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^ In addition to comments made about the death of Sullivan, the band's manager Larry Jacobson expressed how Sullivan was a kind figure to all.
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^ The band released a statement Monday expressing their sadness and calling Sullivan "one of the world's best drummers," and "our best friend and brother."
  • Drummer for Avenged Sevenfold dies at 28 - HitFix.com 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.hitfix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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Jacobson stated within the interview that;
He was expressive. .He'd tell you how he felt about you -- you didn't wonder because he'd put his arm around you," he said.^ He'd tell you how he felt about you -- you didn't wonder because he'd put his arm around you," he said.
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^ "It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy `The Rev' Sullivan," the statement said.
  • KNX - Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Dies 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.knx1070.com [Source type: News]

^ Here's how the sad news were announced on the band's website today: It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy The Rev Sullivan.
  • Altsounds.com News | AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer THE REV dies age 28 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC hangout.altsounds.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

."He knew how to tell his friends he loved them."^ He knew how to tell his friends he loved them.” .

^ "He knew how to tell his friends he loved them."
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[39]
.In addition to Jacobson, over 50 musical artists have commented upon the death of Sullivan.^ The comments here on Jimmy's death shouldnt even be about whether he was good or not, or what the genre of music was, or what he wore, or whether it's metal or not.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By this morning, a Facebook page for Avenged Sevenfold had received more than 4,900 comments in response to a posting about Sullivan's death.
  • KNX - Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Dies 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.knx1070.com [Source type: News]

^ Death of Avenged Sevenfold's drummer Jimmy Sullivan stuns music fans as they grieve on the internet .
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[40]
On January 5, 2010 a private funeral was held for The Rev. In attendance were friends of the band, such as the Lostprophets and Brian Haner Sr.. .On January 6, 2010, the body of James Sullivan was laid to rest in an undisclosed location.^ On January 6 2010, the body of James Sullivan was laid to rest in an undisclosed location.
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^ Rest in peace james Owen Sullivan.
  • James Owen Sullivan, Avenged Sevenfold drummer, found dead at 28 - Ear Sucker 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC earsucker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ PM shae says: Rest in Peace James Owen Sullivan aka The Reverend Tholomew Plaugue aka Rathead.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[41]
The January 13, 2010 edition of Kerrang! featured an article about the death of The Rev, in which fans and stars paid tribute to him.[42] .Simultaneously, Zacky Vengeance expressed his own feelings about the passing, stating that "Jimmy will always be with me in everything I do.^ Simultaneously, Zack Vengeance expressed his own feelings about the passing, stating that "Jimmy will always be with me in everything I do.
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^ The shocking news about the passing of Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy Sullivan — known to fans as the Rev — has hit the rock world exceptionally hard.

^ Related Searches: synyster gates , zacky vengeance , the rev , metallica , jimmy sullivan , avenged sevenfold poster .
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.Except sitting at home being sad, so today Im going to try to start living again.^ Except sitting at home being sad, so today Im going to try to start living again.
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^ The new stuff is alright, but since being a listener from the start it's kinda hard to go from screaming to where it's at now.
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^ Im not going to fault She Wants Revenge for trying to make money.

foREVer." [43]
Aftermath
.In a recent interview with M. Shadows about the death of the Rev, Shadows confirmed a July release for Avenged Sevenfold's fifth album.^ What people are saying about Avenged Sevenfold ...
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^ More CD albums by Avenged Sevenfold .
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^ M. Shadows released a statement concerning the death of The Rev. Avenged Sevenfold .
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[44] ."I have so much to say but can’t find the words so I will wait until time can allow me to find a way to express myself.^ I have so much to say but cant find the words so I will wait until time can allow me to find a way to express myself.

^ I have so much to say but can’t find the words so I will wait until time can allow me to find a way to express myself.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Fans :: Your ultimate source for everything Avenged Sevenfold! 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC a7xfans.com [Source type: General]
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^ I hate her too....but I wouldn't go out my way to find an article on her death and post a comment saying "YAY" to anger her mourning fans even more.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As for the rest of us, it has become clear what we need to do.^ As for the rest of us, it has become clear what we need to do.
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.We had just finished writing a record with Jimmy.^ We had just finished writing a record with Jimmy.
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.I can’t promise what the future holds because right now it’s too painful to think about, but we know we need to record and put out this record in honor of Jimmy, for Jimmy.^ I can’t promise what the future holds because right now it’s too painful to think about, but we know we need to record and put out this record in honor of Jimmy, for Jimmy.
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^ "I can't promise what the future holds because right now it's too painful to think about, but we know we need to record and put out this record in honor of Jimmy, for Jimmy.
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^ He was right on both counts, but I know Jimmy, and if he knew how much pain this would cause for the ones he left behind, he would have done anything he could to stick around a little longer.
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.He would call me every night to talk about songs and tell me 'this shit is gonna change the world.'^ "He would call me every night to talk about songs and tell me 'this sh-t is gonna change the world.'
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^ He would call me every night to talk about songs and tell me “this shit is gonna change the world.” I agreed with him, unfortunately I didn’t know it would be on these terms.
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^ He would call me every night to talk about songs and tell me this shit is gonna change the world.

.I agreed with him, unfortunately I didn’t know it would be on these terms.^ I agreed with him, unfortunately I didnt know it would be on these terms.

^ Unfortunately, I didn't know it would be on these terms.
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^ He would call me every night to talk about songs and tell me “this shit is gonna change the world.” I agreed with him, unfortunately I didn’t know it would be on these terms.
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.Please be patient with us for we cannot imagine how hard this is gonna be to get through, we just know we have to do it for his legacy.^ Please be patient with us for we cannot imagine how hard this is gonna be to get through, we just know we have to do it for his legacy.
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^ "Please be patient with us for we cannot imagine how hard this is gonna be to get through; we just know we have to do it for his legacy.
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^ And now it means the world to us to know how many of you around the globe have been touched by our music.
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After that, who knows?"[45]
.In a recent interview conducted by the Huntington Beach Independent newspaper, Jimmy Sullivan's parents, Babara and Joseph revealed the following information about Avenged Sevenfold's new album: “Most important to him, Jimmy had just finished writing songs for Avenged Sevenfold’s new album — he even called one his ‘masterpiece.’ When he wrote songs, he would record tracks of his singing, playing the piano and drumming — then, when he played them for me, he would sing the orchestra or guitar parts that would be added later.^ Wich Avenged Sevenfold song do you like most???
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^ They can play [corrected] but they can’t write songs.
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^ You may not like Avenged Sevenfold’s two most recent albums.
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.I am thankful that I got to tell him how much I liked and admired his music.^ "We would like to thank all of Jimmy's fans for the heartfelt comments that have been posted – it is comforting to know that his genius and antics were appreciated and that he was loved so much.
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^ It depends on how much makeup the guy exactly is wearing and how well it suits him.
  • Avenged Sevenfold To Record New Album In 2010 - in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com ) 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

^ Never met this guy, never liked the music, couldn't say much more then that.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Found Dead - in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com ) 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

.Later, Barbara commented that, "Jimmy wrote some really good songs.^ He could sing, wrote a good majority of their songs, and did some amazing drumming.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ His back up vocals really fit into the songs, and R.I.P. I send my wishes of luck to the other band members, and Jimmy's family.
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^ PM ok, those of you who say that dep can't write good songs need to get some ears.
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.I was so proud of him, and I know that even though it will be very hard for them, the band will do a great job getting them recorded soon.^ Overall then, this is a great record from an increasingly great band.
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^ Great band though .
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^ Jimmy RIP to such a great musician And my best wishes go out to his friends and family, and the bandmates who were very vlose to him.
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Needless to say, these ‘all Jimmy’ recordings are almost impossible for me to listen to yet, but what a blessing to have them.” [46] They plan to dedicate their new album to The Rev.[47]
On February 17, 2010, Avenged Sevenfold stated that they had entered the studio, along with Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, to drum for the record, in place of the Rev. "I want our fans to know that with Jimmy in our hearts, our journey to record has officially began. .Jimmy helped leave this world an amazing gift and now it's our job to make sure to deliver that gift to our fans.^ Jimmy was not only one of the world’s best drummers, but more importantly he was our best friend and brother.
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  • Jimmy Sullivan DEAD - The Rev Died - Avenged Sevenfold Drummer DEATH 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC news.lalate.com [Source type: General]

^ We dont want to put out any bad records and it takes a little bit longer to make sure were putting out only our best efforts, then so be it.

^ I'm pretty sure the world of metal music is a FAMILY. Even if we don't like the band, we respect our fallen brothers and sisters.
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.We asked Jimmy's all time favorite drummer Mike Portnoy to record on behalf of him.^ Jimmy, you were the greatest drummer of all time, and you will be missed.
  • Jimmy Sullivan DEAD - The Rev Died - Avenged Sevenfold Drummer DEATH 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC news.lalate.com [Source type: General]

^ One of the greatest drummers of all time.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ I would say he was one of my all-time favorite drummers...
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Mike said it would be an honor and without question that’s what Jim would have wanted. .It's comforting to us that someone like Mike, who is undoubtedly revered as one of the best drummers in the world, held such respect and adoration for the Rev's abilities.^ RIP The Rev I do believe he was one of the best drummers but not the best.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He is possibly the best drummer in the world.
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^ He was definately one of the best in the world.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Even though it will never be the same without our brother by our side, his essence lives in our hearts and through the music he helped create.^ Your music will live on, even though you can't.
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^ The band will never be the same without him.
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^ The music industry and the WORLD will NEVER be the same.
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

He was a legend before any of the success or any of that bullshit and we are fucking excited to lay this down for our fans, and especially for Jimmy." .[48] Mike stated that it would be an "honor" to play for the band.^ Fat Mike simply stated his views on a band.
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[49]

Musical characteristics

Genre

.Avenged Sevenfold's material spans multiple genres and has evolved over the band's ten year career.^ Avenged Sevenfold's material spans multiple genres and has evolved over the band's ten year career.
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^ He was a drummer of the Avenged Sevenfold band.
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^ Avenged sevenfold is my favorite band.
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.Initially, the band's debut album Sounding the Seventh Trumpet consisted almost entirely of metalcore sound; however, there were several deviations to this genre, most notably in "Streets" which adopts a punk style and "Warmness on the Soul," which is a piano-oriented ballad.^ Sounding the Seventh Trumpet/cover.jpg .
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^ Sounding the Seventh Trumpet/ZuneAlbumArt.jpg .
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^ Sounding the Seventh Trumpet/12 Streets.mp3 .
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[50] .On Waking The Fallen, the band displayed a more refined and fluent metalcore album that was able to harness the rawness of the first album and add more mature and intricate musical elements.^ On Waking The Fallen , the band displayed a more refined and fluent metalcore album that was able to harness the rawness of the first album and add more mature and intricate musical elements.
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^ The band started off with members M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, The Rev, and Matt Wendt, with Synyster Gates and Johnny Christ joining after the recording of the first album.
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^ I think even more appropriate is the band’s song “Seize the Day.” It’s a power ballad, for those non metalcore fans.
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.In the band's DVD All Excess, producer Andrew Mudrock explained this transition: "When I met the band after Sounding the Seventh Trumpet had come out before they had recorded Waking the Fallen, M. Shadows said to me 'This record is screaming.^ Explain to me, how are they the worst band ever?
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^ In the band's DVD All Excess , producer Andrew Mudrock explained this transition: "When I met the band after Sounding the Seventh Trumpet had come out before they had recorded Waking the Fallen , M. Shadows said to me 'This record is screaming.
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^ As M. Shadows explains, "We made our first record ["Sounding The Seventh Trumpet"] when we were 18 years old."
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.The record we want to make is going to be half-screaming half-singing.^ And the record after that is going to be all singing.'"
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^ The record we want to make is going to be half-screaming half-singing.
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^ We dont want to put out any bad records and it takes a little bit longer to make sure were putting out only our best efforts, then so be it.

I don't want to scream anymore. .And the record after that is going to be all singing.'"^ M. Shadows learned to sing somewhere between these records and all that silly screaming so beloved of 14 year old boys has stopped.
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.On City of Evil, Avenged Sevenfold's third album, the band chose to abandon the metalcore genre, developing a more hard rock style.^ Avenged Sevenfold emerged with a metalcore sound on their first two albums, but later changed their musical style into a more hard rock approach with City of Evil .
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^ Drummer for metalcore band Avenged Sevenfold found dead i...
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^ Metalcore band Avenged Sevenfold.
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.Avenged Sevenfold's self-titled album, again, consists of several deviations to less consistent genres and styles from the album's main hard rock and heavy metal songs, most notably in "Dear God", which adopts a country style and "A Little Piece of Heaven", which includes elements of Broadway show tunes, using primarily brass instruments and stringed orchestra to take over most of the role of the lead and rhythm guitar.^ Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band formed in 1999.
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^ Song: Dear God mp3 .
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^ Avenged Sevenfold was more hard rock than heavy metal, experimented with strings and production gadgetr...
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.The band has changed considerably since their first album, in which during that time they have been characterized as a heavy band with a screamed and growled vocal style combined with clean vocals that one can expect from the metalcore genre.^ The line up has changed since there first inception and Johnny Christ is the current bassist.
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^ A7x is on another level than these shit bands that they listen to....considering the albums that are out....and the disadvantage A7x was at because their album got relatively no promotion anywhere other than heavy metal sites number 4 is really good...best rock band since Guns N Roses......
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^ Huntington Beach, Calif., home, Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadows took to the band's Web site for the first time since the unfortunate task of confirming the death of ...
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Band name and lyrical content

.The band's name is a reference to the Book of Genesis in the Bible - specifically Genesis 4:24, where Cain is sentenced to life in exile for murdering his brother.^ The band's name, Avenged Sevenfold , comes from the Bible verse Genesis 4:24 when Cain is sentenced to exile for killing his brother.
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^ The band's name is a reference to the Book of Genesis in the Bible - specifically Genesis 4:24, where Cain is sentenced to life in exile for murdering his brother.
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^ M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible, although it is not a religious band.
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.God marked him so that none would kill him on account of his sin; the man who dared to kill Cain would suffer "vengeance seven times over" (KJV).^ God declared that anyone who tried to kill Cain would suffer "vengeance seven times over."
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^ God it would be really cool and awesomely nice if you can just bring him back and God i promise i wont tell anyone that you did it.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ According to the book of Genesis, "And the Lord said until him, 'Therefore whoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold'."
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[51] .The abbreviation "A7X" for their band name was the idea of guitarist Zacky Vengeance.^ The band started off with members M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, The Rev, and Matt Wendt, with Synyster Gates and Johnny Christ joining after the recording of the first album.
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^ Guitarist Zacky Vengeance confirmed in an interview that the band had recently entered the studio to record two new cover songs from metal giants Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath.
  • ROCKWORLDEAST - Avenged Sevenfold (A7X), Fingerless Gloves, Logo & Bat Skull 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.rockworldeast.com [Source type: General]

^ M Shadows, Synyster Gates, Zacky Vengeance and Johnny Christ Synyster Gates, lead guitarist for the band, also is the son of Brian Haner , guitarist and sidekick to comedian Jeff Dunham .
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer The Rev dead at age 28 | Lehigh Valley Music - lehighvalleylive.com - - lehighvalleylive.com 10 February 2010 11:47 UTC www.lehighvalleylive.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The title of Avenged Sevenfold's song "Chapter Four" refers to the fourth chapter of Genesis, in which the story of Cain and Abel takes place.^ Avenged Sevenfold burn it down - Song .
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^ After the success of covering Pantera’s "Walk" and Iron Maiden’s "Flash of The Blade", it seems like Avenged Sevenfold will record another cover song.
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^ The band's name, Avenged Sevenfold , comes from the Bible verse Genesis 4:24 when Cain is sentenced to exile for killing his brother.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Tickets - Avenged Sevenfold Dates, Avenged Sevenfold Events 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

.The song's subject also appears to be this story.^ The song's subject also appears to be this story.
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."Beast and the Harlot", yet another song derived from the Bible, comes from the Book of Revelation only it is written in the first person and refers to the punishment of Babylon the Great, world empire and seat of false religion.^ Beast and the Harlot ", yet another song derived from the Bible, comes from the Book of Revelation only it is written in the first person and refers to the punishment of Babylon the Great, world empire and seat of false religion.
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^ Synyster Gates studied Jazz guitar at MIT. In the video for "Beast and the Harlot" which member of Avenged Sevenfold do we see first?
  • Avenged Sevenfold - Fun Facts, Answers, Factoids, Info, Information 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.funtrivia.com [Source type: General]

^ You really liked the songs Seize the Day, Bat Country, and Beast and the Harlot.
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Another biblical reference occurs in the song "The Wicked End". In this song, several times it is said "dust the apple off, savor each bite, and deep inside you know Adam was right." making reference to Eve eating the forbidden fruit. .Although the band's title and members' stage names make references to religion, Shadows stated in an interview that they are not a religious band.^ M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible , although they are not a religious band.
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^ Although the band's title and members' stage names make references to religion, Shadows stated in an interview that they are not a religious band.
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^ Greg responded on the band's Myspace profile by stating, ""What about bands that make shitty noise and try to pass it off as Guns N' Roses?", and also poking fun at the stage names of Avenged Sevenfold members, claiming that DEP would also be adopting new names, as follows.
  • Dillinger Escape Plan vs. A7X @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com Forum Archive 10 September 2009 15:27 UTC www.ultimate-guitar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

."Anyone that reads the lyrics and really knew anything about us, they would know we're not promoting either," he said.^ I bet in a heartbeat u would join a band that would have that type of success, as they said in there interview in guitar world "u either like us or hate us their is no middle ground" and he's right.
  • BLABBERMOUTH.NET - AVENGED SEVENFOLD, PUSCIFER, OTEP, BLOODSIMPLE First-Week Sales Revealed 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.roadrunnerrecords.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Maybe you could have done it in a ‘Anyone need a drummer?’ form, or maybe this same article, but at a later date - that way, people could have read into it what they wanted.
  • Just in case Avenged Sevenfold has started searching for a new drummer … - Soundcheck : The Orange County Register 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC soundcheck.freedomblogging.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You're not as cool as Easterners like me, who instill fear into the hearts of many without even really doing anything.
  • Avenged Sevenfold To Record New Album In 2010 - in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com ) 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

."That's one thing about this band that I love is that we never really shove any kind of, like, political or religious beliefs on people.^ "That's one thing about this band that I love is that we never really shove any kind of, like, political or religious beliefs on people.
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^ But the REAL sad thing is I never EVER heard of this guy or the band!
  • Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Sullivan dies 28 – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ The band has a few songs that are somewhat political in nature like "Critical Acclaim", "Gunslinger" and "Blinded in Chains".
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.We just, the music's there to entertain and maybe thought-provoking on both sides, but we don't try to, like, really shove anything down anyone's throat.^ We just, the music's there to entertain and maybe thought-provoking on both sides, but we don't try to, like, really shove anything down anyone's throat.
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^ There will be more missions like this to come for other dates on the tour, so if you aren't planning on attending this show, don't worry!

^ I don't know, I just do not like Mtv at all, with the exception of the Laguna Beach seasons's and the Award Shows :-P .
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.There's too many bands that do that nowadays, I think."^ Even if you dislike the band, or even the man's drumming, there is no way you can ever make me believe you don't think he was damn good at what he did.
  • Avenged Sevenfold Drummer, James Owen Sullivan ("The Rev"), Found Dead at 28 - Los Angeles Music - West Coast Sound 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC blogs.laweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I mean, how many more bands are there more worthy of paying tribute to the man?
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[52] The band has a few songs that are somewhat political in nature like "Critical Acclaim", "Gunslinger" and "Blinded in Chains". The song "Betrayed" off of their album City of Evil was written about "Dimebag Darrell's death".

The Deathbat

.The band sports a logo known as the "Deathbat". It was originally designed by an artistic high school friend of Avenged Sevenfold, Micah Montague, as seen on the band's first DVD, All Excess.^ It was originally designed by an artistic high school friend of Avenged Sevenfold, Micah Montague, as seen on the band's first DVD, All Excess .
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^ Avenged Sevenfold (Stickers) This Avenged Sevenfold rub on sticker features the "Classic Logo" design!
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^ Avenged Sevenfold CDs, DVDs, etc.
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.The Deathbat has appeared on all of the band's album covers, many of which were done by Cameron Rackam, a close friend of the band.^ The Deathbat has appeared on all of the band's album covers, many of which were done by Cameron Rackam, a close friend of the band.
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^ The Deathbat has developed from just being a skull with bat wings, to sometimes appear as a full "man size" skeleton with bat wings, as it can be seen at the cover of City of Evil .
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^ I've played in some "cover bands" over the years, however, lately Ive have been writing some music with a drummer friend.!
  • Avenged Sevenfold To Record New Album In 2010 - in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com ) 1 February 2010 1:11 UTC www.metalunderground.com [Source type: General]

.The Deathbat has developed from just being a skull with bat wings, to sometimes appear as a full "man size" skeleton with bat wings, as it can be seen at the cover of City of Evil.^ AVENGED SEVENFOLD skull & bat wings EMBROIDERED PATCH .
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^ I guess this is okay, but I respect Avenged more for their City of Evil alnum, their new album was a bit commercialized and thats just now rad...
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^ Listen to City Of Evil by Avenged Sevenfold for free on Rhapsody Online along with full-length .
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.On Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, there are pictures of two people (in which appear to be Cain and Abel), another angel-like human and a semi-opaque Deathbat below it, several Deathbats appear on the back cover of the album as well.^ It's just like when I first heard Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, but better...
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^ On Sounding the Seventh Trumpet , there are pictures of two people (in which appear to be Cain and Abel ), another angel-like human and a semi-opaque Deathbat below it, several Deathbats appear on the back cover of the album as well.
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^ Their debut album, Sounding the Seventh Trumpet , was released in 2001.
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The Deathbat also appears on covers of number of singles such as "Bat Country", "Warmness on the Soul" and "Critical Acclaim".

Band members

The band members occasionally play instruments other than their primary instruments listed below.
Current members
Former members
  • The Rev – drums, backing vocals (1999–2009)
  • Matt Wendt – bass (1999–2000)
  • Justin Sane – bass (2000–2001)
  • Dameon Ash – bass (2001–2002)
Studio members

Timeline

Discography

Studio albums

References

  1. ^ Decker, Ashley Interview with Avenged Sevenfold Skratch Magazine.
  2. ^ Interview with Avenged Sevenfold through Jacky Bam Bam "I think we all kind of had [the pseudonyms] before we were in the band." 93.3 WMMR Radio. March 19, 2009.
  3. ^ AOL.com
  4. ^ Brace, Eric. "The Circuit." The Washington Post. Accessed via LexisNexis. "Cleveland's excellent envelope-pushing metal band Mushroomhead performs Wednesday night at Jaxx (703-569-5940), along with Shadows Fall, Avenged Sevenfold and High on Fire." October 18, 2002.
  5. ^ Take Action Tour 2003 NinerOnline. September 19, 2003.
  6. ^ "Artists to Watch: Avenged Sevenfold." Billboard. "Orange County, Calif.'s Avenged Sevenfold stands at a crossroads. Kielty, Tom "Music Review The Vans Off the Wall Tour Suicide Machines, the Unseen and Avenged Sevenfold" The Boston Globe. Accessed via LexisNexis. "Earlier, Avenged Sevenfold showed a dramatic flair, opening its set with a sample of the theme from "The Exorcist" before combining impressive harmonies with a muscular melody that recalled early A.F.I."
  7. ^ Vans Warped Tour 2003 News Unrated Magazine. Publicity Release.
  8. ^ "Headbanger's Ball spawns second compilation" BPI Entertainment News Wire. "Here is the MTV2 Headbanger's Ball, Volume 2" track list... Disc one... 'Unholy Confessions,' Avenged Sevenfold." August 2, 2004.
  9. ^ Whitmire, Margo Coldplay Earns First Billboard 200 No. 1 Billboard. June 15, 2005.
  10. ^ Avenged Sevenfold's "City of Evil" Unleashed June 7 Market Wire. June 22, 2005.
  11. ^ a b Warped Tour outlasted by putting teenagers' interests first The Orange County Register. July 6, 2005. "We were lumped into metalcore, but with this record we really wanted to get out of it... We didn't even know why we were screaming. One day, we were just like, '(Bleep) this, there's no way we're gonna scream on the next record.'"
  12. ^ "Avenged Sevenfold: City of Evil." The New Zealand Herald accessed via LexisNexis. September 11, 2005. "But City Of Evil is some of the most exciting and epic rock'n'roll around at the moment. In fact, this album is a snorting and snarling mongrel that is as much for fans of classic rock as it is for those into metal."
  13. ^ Avenged Sevenfold Interview Blistering.
  14. ^ Rollingstone.com Rolling Stone.
  15. ^ Avenged Sevenfold's Cities Of Evil Tour 2005 to Begin October Market Wire through Warner Bros. Records. Sep 13, 2005.
  16. ^ Moss, Corey Avenged Sevenfold: Appetite for Destruction MTV.
  17. ^ Roadrunnerrecords.com
  18. ^ Harris, Chris Avenged Sevenfold Confirmed for Ozzfest's Main Stage MTV News. May 19, 2006.
  19. ^ a b Moss, Corey Avenged Sevenfold Seek Rat-Infested Garage to Record Next LP MTV News. October 4, 2006.
  20. ^ Christie, Dixon Avenged Sevenfold Interview with Johnny Christ PunkTV. January 5, 2008.
  21. ^ Avenged Sevenfold Brings "All Excess" to the Big Screen Market Wire. July 11, 2007.
  22. ^ "Eagles Fly Past Britney to Debut at No. 1", Billboard.com, November 7, 2007.
  23. ^ Avenged Sevenfold Won Kerrang's 'Album of the Year' Award Ultimate Guitar. August 22, 2008.
  24. ^ a b Zacky Vengeance: Avenged Sevenfold Would've 'Scared the Emo Kids' on Warped Tour
  25. ^ Kerrang! Maiden Heaven track listing revealed! Kerrang!. June 25, 2008.
  26. ^ Avenged Sevenfold to Cover Black Sabbath Metal Hammer. January 21, 2009.
  27. ^ Avenged Sevenfold Guitar Tutorial DVD Announced Metal Hammer. February 2, 2009.
  28. ^ Important/Reading Performance Avenged Sevenfold Official Website.
  29. ^ Avenged Sevenfold Postpone Tour Dates Avenged Sevenfold Official Website.
  30. ^ We Wanted to Cover Mr. Bungle Metal Hammer. January 27, 2009.
  31. ^ Rock on the Range Avenged Sevenfold Official Website.
  32. ^ Avenged Sevenfold Perform with Slash Metal Hammer. April 17, 2009.
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  36. ^ RoadRunnerRecords.com
  37. ^ Facebook.com
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  49. ^ LastChanceAtMusic.com
  50. ^ Avenged Sevenfold: Sounding the Seventh Trumpet Global Domination. December 20, 2007.
  51. ^ BibleGateway.com
  52. ^ ultimate-guitar.com article
  53. ^ Message from Avenged Sevenfold Message from Avenged Sevenfold avengedsevenfold.com.
  54. ^ Message from Zacky Vengeance Message from Zacky Vengeance facebook.com/AvengedSevenfold.

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Avenged Sevenfold in Bangkok, Thailand.

Avenged Sevenfold (or A7X) is an American heavy metal band. The band started in Huntington Beach, California in 1999. The band is sometimes called "A7X" was is a title started by the band's guitarist, Zacky Vengance. They have a song called "Beast and the Harlot" which is used in the video game Guitar Hero II and Guitar Hero: Smash Hits. Their song "Almost Easy" is used in Rock Band 2.

Contents

Band members

  • M.Shadows
  • Synyster Gates
  • Zacky Vengeance
  • Johnny Christ

Former members

  • The Rev (shortened from The Reverend Tholomew Plague) (died 2009)[1]

Discography

  • Warmness on the Soul, 2001
  • Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, 2001
  • Waking the Fallen, 2003
  • City of Evil, 2005
  • Avenged Sevenfold (album), 2007

References


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